Government and Politics

Published on November 23, 2018 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) —For congressional Republicans, this month’s elections ushered in the year of the woman — literally. West Virginia’s Carol Miller...
Published on November 13, 2018 - Page 10
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The election drew to a close last week in most places but not in fishing villages, potato farms and vast tracts of wilderness...
Published on November 9, 2018 - Page 12
ATLANTA (AP) — In a campaign ad pierced by the sound of gunfire, Lucy McBath laid out the story of her 17-year-old son’s shooting death and how his...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were on track to gain House control Tuesday night but Republicans held their Senate majority as voters rendered a mixed...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 6
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off underdog Democrat Beto O’Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — Democrat Bob Casey won a third U.S. Senate term Tuesday, beating Republican Rep. and Donald Trump supporter Lou Barletta in a state the...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 7
HARRISBURG (AP) — Tom Wolf won a second term as governor on Tuesday, beating brash Republican challenger Scott Wagner and sending the Democrat back...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 7
ATLANTA (AP) — Problem signs that arose during weeks of early voting carried into Election Day as some voters across the country faced hours-long...
Published on November 7, 2018 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —The House is getting its first two Muslim women and Massachusetts is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and...
Published on November 6, 2018 - Page 1
This election day finds more local voters registered as Republicans and independents, records show. Since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency...
Published on November 4, 2018 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been acting like a candidate this week, staging daily double-header rallies and blasting out ads for...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 1
Even though he’s an experienced farmer, Denny Wolff has set himself a tough row to hoe. The 67-year-old is running as a Democrat for a seat in the U...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Not only are Pennsylvanians divided over which gubernatorial candidate to support, so are some of the state’s convenience store chains,...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 6
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —The midterm elections are Tuesday, but efforts to “get out the vote” don’t mean much if voters find themselves unable to get out...
Published on November 3, 2018 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The path to power in the House runs through a few dozen districts in Tuesday’s election, with Republicans defending their majority...
Published on November 2, 2018 - Page 1
The only criticism candidate Dan Meuser has for his fellow Republicans now in office is some aren’t moving fast enough to implement President Trump’s...
Published on September 23, 2018 - Page 8
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up...
Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 4
HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Lou Barletta began airing his first TV attack ad Friday, accusing two-term Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — State recovery money is available to help communities pay for stream-bank restoration and flood recovery with zero local cost, the state...
Published on September 18, 2018 - Page 4
YORK (AP) — Hit with the inevitable questions about his track record in office, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is putting more muscle into showing what he’s...
Published on September 13, 2018 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Two major Democratic political groups on Wednesday announced a combined $21 million digital ad buy targeting Senate races in...
Published on September 6, 2018 - Page 5
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada authorities confirmed Wednesday they’re investigating allegations of sexual assault against a legal pimp and state...
Published on September 4, 2018 - Page 5
HARRISBURG (AP) — Ron DiNicola, the Democrat running in northwestern Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District, isn’t trying to rewrite the message...
Published on August 25, 2018 - Page 12
ATLANTA (AP) — Election officials in a majority black, rural Georgia county voted Friday to scrap a widely condemned proposal to eliminate most of...
Published on August 18, 2018 - Page 9
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut city has tweaked its sign for Paul Manafort Drive because the name agitated some residents. The Hartford...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Midterm elections under a revamped congressional district map are certain to help transform Pennsylvania’s delegation to Congress this...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 4
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Twin sisters from different political parties are a step closer to public office in western Michigan. Monica Sparks, a...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 6
DETROIT (AP) — Rashida Tlaib’s opposition to President Donald Trump began while he was still candidate Trump and before she decided to run for...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 6
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) —Democrat Sharice Davids of Kansas added her name Wednesday to her party’s increasingly diverse slate of candidates advancing to...
Published on August 6, 2018 - Page 7
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in...
Published on August 6, 2018 - Page 7
MONACA, Pennsylvania (AP) — The United States is on pace to add about 2.6 million jobs this year under President Donald Trump’s watch. Yet the bulk...
Published on August 2, 2018 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — More than a million dollars earmarked by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a buyout of flood-prone properties near...
Published on July 28, 2018 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge congratulated Donald Trump Jr. and his estranged wife, Vanessa, on Thursday for resolving child custody issues as...
Published on July 27, 2018 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) —The White House on Thursday defended its decision to bar a CNN correspondent from attending an open press event but contended it had...
Published on July 22, 2018 - Page 8
PORTLAND, Maine — A week ago, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t quite ready to consider himself a member of the Democratic Socialists of America...
Published on June 17, 2018 - Page 36
NEW YORK (AP) — Days after the presidential pardon of Jack Johnson, Sylvester Stallone announced plans for a biopic on the first African-American...
Published on June 7, 2018 - Page 14
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The beginning of the end for the first California judge recalled since 1932 began almost exactly two years ago, when Santa Clara...
Published on May 30, 2018 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that referred to former President...
Published on May 18, 2018 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — More than 75 percent of registered voters in Columbia and Montour counties did not cast ballots during Tuesday’s primary election,...
Published on May 6, 2018 - Page 5
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders...
Published on May 3, 2018 - Page 8
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican Senate candidate in Wisconsin said Wednesday he questions the “cognitive thought process” of military veterans who...
Published on April 29, 2018 - Page 7
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for...
Published on April 4, 2018 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship...
Published on February 23, 2018 - Page 6
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania’s highest court overstepped its authority in drawing new congressional district lines and did not give state lawmakers...
Published on February 14, 2018 - Page 10
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog’s campaign for governor. KWCH-TV reports that Terran Woolley, of...
Published on February 10, 2018 - Page 6
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delete your account. That’s what Jim Carrey says Facebook users should do, as the actor looks to pull the mask off fake news....
Published on January 19, 2018 - Page 8
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —Chris Christie is learning life as an airline passenger is different when you’re no longer governor. When Christie and his New...
Published on January 4, 2018 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon on Wednesday, responding to a new book that...
Published on January 3, 2018 - Page 8
ATLANTA — Inside a classroom of a community college in downtown Dallas, two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped...
Published on December 31, 2017 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — A Univision journalist who famously clashed with then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2015 has a book coming out...